Sam Bird (centre) with Edoardo Mortara (left) and Lucas Di Grassi (right) on the podium. Mortara is the new race winner after stewards investigated an incident between Bird and Andre Lotterer. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong E-Prix: FIA strips Sam Bird of Formula E victory after Andre Lotterer nudge; Edoardo Mortara wins

  • Andre Lotterer suffers tyre puncture and loses lead after hit from Sam Bird with just over a lap to go
  • Lengthy review by stewards gives Edoardo Mortara the win after seething Techeetah driver says ‘I hope he doesn’t get away with it’
Topic |   Formula E

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Sam Bird (centre) with Edoardo Mortara (left) and Lucas Di Grassi (right) on the podium. Mortara is the new race winner after stewards investigated an incident between Bird and Andre Lotterer. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Nick Atkin

Nick Atkin

Nick is a production editor on the South China Morning Post's sport desk. He was previously a sports writer for ESPN, and can be found on most days trying to think of ways he can pretend professional wrestling is a sport so that he can write about it.